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Reference: 81426

Date Added: 25 November 2021
Closing Date: 31 December 2021

Job Title: Account Director - Stakeholder and Community Engagement

Working For: Engage. Communicate. Facilitate. (ECF)

Location: London

Salary: Dependent on experience

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Specialising in stakeholder and community engagement within the Built Environment, ECF is looking for an Account Director to join our team. 

We are looking for a motivated and commercially focused individual with a background in either public affairs, communications or community engagement, as well as demonstrable experience in the built environment. Ideally you will have previous consultancy experience, and the ability to develop strong working relationships with clients and run projects independently. 

The successful candidate will also be able to generate new business opportunities and contribute to our business development strategy. This opportunity would suit an existing Account Director or, an experienced Account Manager, wishing to make the next step in their career.

You will:

• Establish and nurture strong working relationship with clients and stakeholders
• Develop a strong understanding of our clients’ strategic objectives
• Help clients achieve their objectives by delivering sound, well-evidenced communications and engagement advice
• Manage and deliver projects in collaboration with colleagues at ECF, running projects smoothly, on time and to budget
• Facilitate workshops, organise and participate in pop-up events and develop targeted engagement strategies to support the key objectives of the projects
• Organise and attend networking events and pitch meetings

Essential skills and knowledge include:

• Project management skills and the ability to work across several projects at the same time
• Ideally, experience of working in a consultancy environment 
• A strong understanding of how stakeholder and community engagement works, including the role political stakeholders play in determining key investment and planning related decisions
• Excellent writing and good presentation skills
• An ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively with colleagues and clients

In return, we will offer:

• A competitive salary and additional bonus opportunities
• Flexibility in working arrangements, including remote working
• Support to develop new skills
• Exposure to international markets, incl the potential to travel
• A professional but fun work environment

Closing Date: 31 December 2021

Interview/Start Dates

We assess applications daily and shortlisted candidates will be contacted asap. Interviews will be held ASAP. Our process includes at least one physical interview, which will take place at our office in Central London.

We may appoint before the closing date.

Application Details

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter, outlining why you think you are suitable for this job opportunity.

Please send your applications to debbie@engagecf.co.uk

Website: http://www.engagecf.co.uk

Additional Notes